Pilbara Railways Image Collection

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223-07256 viewsPossum Siding, Hamersley Iron rail grinder, Speno built RR 48 M-1 model sits in the back track siding. 21st October 2000.
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213-09254 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point, side view of an HMAS type ore waggon 102, one of thirty such waggons built by Industrial Engineering in Qld in 1978 these bottom discharge hoppers are constructed from aluminium.
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040816 190153r254 viewsNelson Point, BHP EMD SD40 units 3080 serial 33674 originally Southern Pacific SD40 SP 8482 and still in former owner IC&E blue and yellow livery awaits a return to service after a day at the wheel lathe 16th August 2004.
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104-02253 viewsStawell, V/Line broad gauge down Dimboola passenger train with V/Line N class loco N 468 'City of Bairnsdale' with serial 86-1197 a Clyde Engineering Somerton Victoria built EMD model JT22HC-2 and N set.
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060710 6265r253 viewsBoodarie, BHP Billiton's Electro-Motive built SD70ACe/LC locomotive 4304 'Gillam' serial 20038540-005, these original fourteen units, 4301-4313 had the non-isolated cab and were later traded back to Progress Rail for new units. 10th July 2006.
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111-00252 viewsGheringhap station platform view, safeworking, electric staff exchange with V/Line broad gauge down grain train 9125 behind G class locos G 524 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 86-1237 and G 528, driver swaps the electric staves with the signaller to continue towards Ballarat.
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171-04252 viewsBallarat, Linton Junction signal box Gillies St, work site view, interlocked gates being replaced by boom barriers, view of signal box, triple doll semaphore signal Post 20, Timken's Siding disc signal Post 21, staff exchange platform and auto exchange apparatus cover open, track view, point rodding, exchange apparatus gauge leaning against toilet building, standing on Linton line.
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100-03251 viewsAlbury station yard overview looking south, from Wilson Street footbridge, NSWSRA standard gauge 81 class 8178 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 85-1097 double heading with a sister 81 class, both in candy livery, Sydney bound goods, 2 lever ground frame beside loco.
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213-30250 viewsWeipa, Lorim Point railway workshops track maintenance compound, Speno rail grinder model RR 28E, a twenty eight wheel grinder, this unit is very likely to have been originally purchased by Mt Newman Mining and used in the Pilbara in the 1970s. Even a remote railway requires a grinder! September 1995.
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040817 010702r250 viewsNelson Point, Wheel Lathe, BHP GE AC6000 unit 6073 'Fortescue' serial 51065 wait collection following a wheel turn. 17th August 2004.
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040810 133232r250 viewsShaw Siding, BHP GE AC6000 6074 'Kalgan' serial 51066 leading EMD SD40R 3088 serial 31513 originally Southern Pacific SD40 SP 8432 with a loaded pass a victim of the cow plough 10th August 2004.
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242-20250 viewsPort Hedland, Don Rhodes Mining Museum, preserved Mt Newman Mining Comeng NSW built ALCo M636 unit 5497 serial C6096-2 stands in the afternoon sunlight.
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050625 3840250 viewsGoldsworthy Junction, BHP Goninan GE rebuilt model CM40-8M unit 5648 'Kwangyang Bay' serial 8412-06 / 93-139 long end leading runs off the Goldsworthy or GML line past signal GJ 2 onto the Newman mainline with the Sundowner on its return to Hedland 25th June 2005.
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101-06249 viewsMaryborough, broad gauge V/Line G class G 535 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 88-1265, 2nd unit, stabled grain train.
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050625 3834249 viewsPippingarra near the 31 km on the GML sees BHP Goninan GE rebuilt model CM40-8M unit 5648 'Kwangyang Bay' serial 8412-06 / 93-139 long end leading the Sundowner along the main on its return to Hedland 25th June 2005.
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100-05248 viewsAlbury yard view, NSWSRA standard gauge 48 class 4893 AE Goodwin ALCo model DL531 serial G3420-8, red terror livery, shunters float, 2 lever ground frame, point rodding, loco shed at right.
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040809 162852r248 viewsNelson Point, BHP GE AC6000 6075 'Newman' serial 51067 and EMD SD40R 3090 serial 33680 originally Southern Pacific SD40 SP 8488 depart the yard with the 1630 hrs departure on 9th August 2004. The mid-train units 5660 and 5656 can be just seen in picture.
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040815 165720248 viewsNelson Point Car Dumper 3, original Comeng builders plate on ore waggon 4080, a batch of 86 built in 1980 indicating 4080 was built in August 1980. 15th August 2004.
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172-03246 viewsSunshine, an expanded view of image 141-50, signal Post 49 for Up movements while signal Post 36 is for controlling Down trains off the Sunshine - Newport Loop Line, either towards Sunshine back track, Platform 3 or onto the main down line and Platform 2, a broad gauge push-pull double H set with V/Line P class, a Clyde Engineering EMD model G18HBR rebuilt from Clyde Engineering EMD model G8B on each end is on the down approaching Sunshine.
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040817 011436r246 viewsNelson Point, Wheel Lathe, BHP GE AC6000 unit 6073 'Fortescue' serial 51065 wait collection following a wheel turn. 17th August 2004.
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